Red Wine La Carenyeta de Cal Pla 2016

Crianza red wine from Priorat. Varietal Carignan aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 14 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Priorat
Grapes Varieties: Carignan,
Wineries: Celler Cal Pla
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

A varietal Carignan from DOQ Priorat, La Carenyeta de Cal Pla is produced by Celler Cal Pla, one of the oldest wineries in the region.

The grapes are sourced from 50 to 80-year-old vines planted in llicorella (slate) soils on the outskirts of Porrera.

The grapes were picked by hand and meticulously selected. Once in the cellar, this Spanish red wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.

After that, the red wine La Carenyeta de Cal Pla 2016 was transferred into French oak barrels and aged for 14 months.

Characterful and terroir-bound, this Crianza red wine will pair excellently with stews, game recipes, and oily fish recipes.

Decant this red wine from Priorat 1 hour before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The red wine La Carenyeta de Cal Pla is medium purple with some reddish tinges.

Nose The wine shows the distinctive aromatic profile which makes the Carignan wines from Priorat stand out. Aromas of blackcurrants and mulberries, together with some remembrances of flowers, bitter cocoa, spices and aromatic herbs, enhanced by an deep mineral background. 


Though still young, this wine from Celler Pla has an excellent definition, a linear passage and smooth tannins. Profoundly mineral, with dim notes of spices, a suggestion of flowers and some tips of aromatic herbs. Very long, uplifting finish. 

Our personal opinion

An expressive Carignan from Priorat, the red wine La Carenyeta de Cal Pla 2016 combines rusticity and depth in the most interesting manner.


La Carenyeta de Cal Pla 2015:

Enterwine 91.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Priorat
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 14
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Mono-Varietal Cariñena
Pairings Birds, Cod, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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